United States Lavender Conference 2023

Schedule

View our list of Topics and learn more about the Speakers.

The following schedule is subject to change and updates. Purple represents group activities, and the other colors represent different tracks that you can attend for smaller sessions! 

(Note: all times are in Pacific Time)

Day/Time Activity Speaker
Thursday Pre-Conference Day  
8:00 AM Pre-Conference Workshops Coming Soon!  
Evening Welcome & Networking Reception  
Friday Day 1  
6:30 am - 7:30 am Morning Experience (Optional, To Be Announced!)  
7 am - 8 am Registration  
8 am - 8:30 am General Session: Introduction & Welcome!  
8:30 am - 10:00 am Keynote Session: Lavender Biology: How Understanding Your Plants Can Help Your Lavender Farm Succeed Clive Larkman
10:00 am - 10:45 am Break with Vendors
  Session TBA  
10:45 am - 12:00 pm Session TBA  
  Farm Employment-Volunteers, Paid & Internships Panel
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch with Vendors
  Harvest & Post-Harvest Equipment & Processing Panel
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm How to Photograph Your Lavender Recipes, Products and Farm Nancy Baggett & Michael Shay
  Is Fertilizer In Your Lavender Farm's Future? Clive Larkman
2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Break with Vendors
  Session TBA  
3:15 pm - 4:30 pm How to Connect and Collaborate to Grow Your Bottom Line Marilyn Kosel
  Session TBA  
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Break with Vendors
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Dinner
Saturday Day 2  
8:30 am - 9:15 am General Session: Announcements, Annual Meeting  
9:15 am - 10:35 am Scents & Sensibility-Pacific Northwest and Other Recent Lavender Cultivars, Plus Trends in the Lavender Trade Christine Mulder & Andrew Van Hevelingen
11:00 am - 11:45 am Break with Vendors
  Lavender Distillation-Taking It To The Next Level Dr. Michael Lemmers
11:45 am - 12:30 pm Session TBA  
 

Best in Class-A Proven Formula for Teaching Lavender Wreath-Making and Other How-To Classes on Your Farm

Beth Hammerberg
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch with Vendors
  Fungus, Diseases & Pests Session & Panel Session & Panel
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm Unique Product Ideas Panel
  Session TBA  
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Break with Vendors
  Non-Agritourism Panel Panel
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm Session TBA  
  To Bee or Not to Bee-Are Honey Bee Hives a Good Fit for Your Farm? Carolyn Breece
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm Closing Session  

 

*Schedule is subject to change

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